A celebration of life, love and resilience, The Rise and Fall of Saint George is a restorative experience.
Just because you can go to a Sydney New Year's party, it doesn't mean you should.
The cluster in Sydney's northern beaches is likely linked to a US strain of the virus. But no one knows how it got there.
Amid the controversy over Sydney's lockout laws, a program that looked out for people at risk of harm in the city's nightlife precincts more than proved its worth.
What was once the stuff of urban legends now spreads virally through social media claims the tunnels beneath our cities are used for child trafficking. The truth is both more mundane and important.
New research looking at the attitudes of non-Muslim Australians supports the theory that contact between people of different backgrounds reduces prejudice.
My analysis suggests when COVID-19 cases reach 100 over 14 days, an outbreak gets very difficult to control — as we saw in Victoria. Over the last fortnight, NSW has recorded at least 154 new cases.
With COVID-19 spreading in Sydney's southwest, can New South Wales avoid a return to lockdown and a similar scenario to Victoria's second wave? The answer depends on whether there is community spread.
Recent cases among school children has prompted some to wonder: should we close schools again? The short answer is: no.
The business of metropolitan planning is not the natural game of state governments. The Victorian government tries but cannot manage metropolitan Melbourne.
Once again, the state looks intent on pressing ahead with a huge road project without releasing a business case. Among the many concerns is the failure to look at lower-emission alternatives.
If we want to conserve ecosystems that escaped European exploitation and mismanagement, we must start listening to environmental histories to compliment scientific research.
The rise of global cities, metropolises that dominate their states, is exposing Australia's lack of metropolitan governments. It's time to restart the evolution of our states after a century on hold.
The neighbourhoods of Paris, Barcelona and Amsterdam with densities 3-5 times those of Melbourne and Sydney offer an insight into how we could transform our cities for the better.
Millions of Australians are struggling with unaffordable housing. It’s a systemic problem that’s been decades in the making, and only concerted system-wide reforms will fix it.
I saw the performance the first day the smoke was clearing. We need connection to find a way forward; I found it in the theatre.
New South Wales boasts many wonderful ocean pools, thanks to a combination of climate, geology, culture and prosperity. Despite concerns about costs, economic and health benefits far outweigh these.
With smoke haze this week at its most hazardous level yet, people on Australia's east coast have been taking precautions to protect their health. But some methods are more effective than others.
Public protests eventually forced the scrapping of some proposed freeways in 1973. Today, we have another round of projects and people are protesting again, with good reason. Government should listen.
Australia's capital cities have collectively lost 30% of their stored water over the last six years. But this loss is not evenly distributed across the country.